“We are not afraid, we are resisting”: A strong message from the Director of Myanmar’s Gender Equality Network

At 8pm every evening since February 1, 2021 hundreds of thousands across Myanmar bang pots and pans to demonstrate their non-violent resistance to the military coup. This symbolic act is part of the Red Ribbon campaign, a nationwide Civil Disobedience Movement. The movement’s message is clear, explains May Sabe Phyu, Director of the Gender Equality Network (GEN) and a member of WASL: “We are not afraid; we are resisting the coup.”

Negotiating a Better Peace: Women & Civil Society at the Table

“Looking around the room @ #betterpeace – like being in presence of many #mandelas – sadly not known by world” @sanambna On June 22-25, 2014, the International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN), UN Women (UNW), US Institute of Peace (USIP),...